Thursday, 4 June 2015

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Sylviidae (Old World Warblers)
Arctic Warbler
Phylloscopus borealis
极北柳莺
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    Size : 12-13 cm, 7.5-15 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Phylloscopus borealis borealis (J. H. Blasius, 1858)
    – breeds N Europe (N & E Fennoscandia, N Russia) E through N Siberia to R Kolyma, S to SC Siberia (L Baikal), Mongolia and NE China (N & E Manchuria); non-breeding SE Asia (S Myanmar E to Vietnam), SE China (Fujian, N Guangdong) and Taiwan S to Sundas.
  • Phylloscopus borealis xanthodryas (Swinhoe, 1863)
    – breeds NE Russia (Chukotka and Kamchatka) S to Sakhalin I, Kuril Is and Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu); non-breeding Taiwan, Borneo, Philippines (Luzon, Negros) and Indonesia (E to Lesser Sundas).
  • Phylloscopus borealis kennicotti (S. F. Baird, 1869)
    – breeds NW USA (W Alaska); non-breeding Philippines and Indonesia (E to Lesser Sundas).

Phylloscopus borealis ssp. borealis
Date : 22 February 2015
Location : Berjaya Hills, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

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